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sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.